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Google doodle pays tribute to Raj Kapoor on 90th anniversary

The two-time National Award winner was a noted actor, director and producer

Guess Who's making the walls talk

Taking a walk down Kochi's lanes one may come across pop cultural icons like Mr Bean, Marilyn Monroe, Mona Lisa, Michael Jackson, and this being ...

Alia Bhatt a better investment bet than Aamir, Salman, SRK

Based on ROI from the box office she is well ahead the male superstars

Enabling and redefining dreams

EMC India COE's internship programme for profoundly disabled aims to provide technical assistance to shape their careers

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Mumbai's new theatre hub

For the first time in eight years, Thespo - the annual theatre festival for young drama enthusiasts - will move beyond Prithvi Theatre to Sitara ...

Across the face of the clock

A multimedia exhibition raises questions about the nature and different dimensions of time

Weapon 377

Blackmail, harassment and arrests: one year after the Supreme Court recriminalised homosexuality, this is how Section 377 is being used

The day I become a Hobbit

The Shire where JRR Tolkien's Hobbits live has now moved from fiction to a farm in New Zealand. It left Latha Srinivasan in a daze with its ...

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The Indian weave

Victoria and Albert Museum will put on show more than 200 textile exhibits spanning 18 centuries, among them some innovative creations by modern ...

India fourth most vacation deprived nation

Not getting enough vacation days is the major complaint

InMobi has a dhaba in the office

At the InMobi office in Bangalore, employees get to lounge, play games, jam, nap or binge at the in-house dhaba while working

Being dressy

The author takes designer and stylist Aniket Satam to assess the new collection of dresses by Being Human

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Book Review: Indian heritage and its Jewish influences

An exquisitely illustrated book documents the seminal role European Jews played in the flowering of India's modern art movement in the early ...

A greater escape

Readers of a certain age may remember The Great Escape, the sensational story of the breakout of 70-odd Allied airmen from a Nazi prison camp in ...

KP off the bat

'I don't march in step. I don't ask people to trample all over me because it might make them feel better. That's not who I am.'

Pakistan's defence lawyer

To defend Pakistan in the court of public opinion is a task so difficult that only the most skilful of defence counsels would attempt it. In The ...

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T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: Babalogs and their books
T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

A couple of days ago, a visiting niece from the United States told us that her seven-year-old daughter was reading Enid Blyton. Since almost ...

Rahul Jacob

What the deuce!
Rahul Jacob

If you were invited to partner one of the greatest tennis players ever, would you say yes? Many people would, but imagine also that you are on ...

Alok Chandra

In the spirit of Christmas
Alok Chandra

The year end is around the corner: Merry Christmas everybody; it's the time to be merry and of good cheer, which is reflected in a goodly ...

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Chess (#1126)

The "Curse of Caruana" has become a running joke. After the world no 2 reeled off seven straight wins at Sinquefield, it was rumoured that ...

In with a chance

A resurgent Indian team, with its penetrative attack and solid defence, can actually challenge for the top spot in the Champions Trophy

Chess (#1125)

It's one of those busy times of the year. The Russian Superfinal is on. The London Classic is due to start this weekend

The future on tour

While analysts say the Indian team is unlikely to win the series in Australia, the tour may give a few players the opportunity to emerge as ...

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The great sedan shootout

Three great cars belong to the same segment: Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. The author decides which one races ahead of the ...

Contest of the crossovers

Three hatchbacks have been muscled up to offer a more adventurous driving experience. The author looks at the pros and cons of the Avventura, ...

A cut above the rest

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Audi A8 belong to the super-luxury car segment. The author tells you how you might determine which is the ...

Formula 1 heads to Abu Dhabi for a suspenseful finale

The 2014 F1 season is poised for a thrilling conclusion with both Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in with a chance to win the title

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The sound of India

Two men have set up an archive of Indian music and theatre as well as recorded speeches of historical figures

The dilemma of ethics

In the Ramayana, after the battle has been won and Ravana vanquished, the epic instead of winding down to a happy ending throws up a dilemma. ...

History in miniatures

200 objects including Shah Jahan's recipe book, a rare photograph of Bahadur Shah Zafar and the earliest Indian Atlas have been brought to Delhi ...